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2. What atoms make up carbon monoxide? Under what conditions is carbon monoxide produced?

  • ONE carbon and ONE oxygen atom. When there's not enough carbon available when fuels burn.
  • ONE carbon and ONE oxygen atom. When there's not enough oxygen available when fuels burn.
  • TWO carbon and ONE oxygen atom. When there's not enough sulfur available when fuels burn.
  • THREE carbon and THREE oxygen atoms. When there's not enough oxygen available when fuels burn.

3. What effects does acid rain have on the environment?

  • It only effects human beings.
  • Lakes become acidic and kill plants and animals, it kills trees and damages buildings and statues made from certain types of stone (e.g limestone)
  • It doesn't effect the environment the acid is so weak it doesn't damage anything.
  • It only really kills trees because the acid is very weak.

4. Describe how nitrogen dioxide is produced when fossil fuels are burnt.

  • Fossil fuels burn and create excess nitrogen so it's put in a combiner and turned into nitrogen dioxide for experiments.
  • Fuels in a car engine burn and create nitrogen monoxide, then once the nitrogen monoxide reacts with more nitrogen in the atmosphere is turns into nitrogen dioxide.
  • Fuels in a car engine burn and create nitrogen monoxide, then once the carbon monoxide is in the air it will react with oxygen to give nitrogen dioxide.
  • Fossil fuels are burnt and creates nitrogen. The nitrogen reacts with oxygen in the air and creates nitrogen dioxide.

5. How do MOT tests help combat air pollution?

  • They can show you what types of things can be attached to your car to reduce the pollution.
  • They can clear out any problems that will cause more pollutants to be created in the engine of the car.
  • Cars emissions can be checked and people may be fined for producing to many pollutants.
  • They can show why your car produces so much pollution.

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